Requirements for the Minor in Ethnic Studies


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Requirements for the Minor in Multi-ethnic Studies

21 credit hours from the following. Students declaring a Ethnic Studies minor may use past courses retroactively after consultation with the coordinator.

Core Courses (9 Credit Hours):
INDS 106                  Intro to African American Studies
INDS 105                  Intro to American Indian Studies
HIST 225/INDS 225   Intro to Latino History and Culture

Electives (12 Credit Hours):

Four courses; courses must be taken from each of the three areas.

African American Studies
ANTH 324              Anthropology of the Caribbean
DANC 231              Afro Caribbean Dance
EDU 305                Cultural/Linguistic Diversity
ENGL 240              Introduction to African American Literature and Culture
ENGL 340              Black Women Writers
ENGL 341              Harlem Renaissance
ENGL 342              African American Autobiography
HIST 328               Civil War Era
HIST 333               African American History to 1877
or
HIST 334               African American History since 1877
HIST 336               African American Women's History
HIST 344               African American Social Thought
MUS 265                History of Jazz
MUS 267                African American Music
POLI 328                African American Politics
SOC 316                Minority Groups

American Indian Studies
ANTH 321              Anthropology of Indian America
EDU 305                Cultural/Linguistic Diversity
ENGL 242              Intro to American Indian Literature
HIST 282               Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
HIST 289               Comparative North America
HIST 356               American Indian History
HIST 358               20th Century American Indian Issues
HIST 380               Pre-Columbian/Colonial Mexico
SOC 316                Minority Groups

Latino Studies
ANTH 324              Anthropology of the Caribbean
EDU 305                Cultural/Linguistic Diversity
ENGL 241              Intro to Latino Literature
ENGL 304/INDS 304 Latina Literary and Cultural Studies
HIST 282               Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
HIST 283               Revolution and Reform in Latin America
HIST 289               Comparative North America
HIST 380               Pre-Columbian and Colonial Mexico
HIST 381               Mexico in the Modern World
LANG 327              Sex and Magic in Latin American Literature
MUS 334                Music of Latin America
SOC 316                Minority Groups
SPAN 215               Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 315               Intro to Readings in Hispanic Literatur
SPAN 317               Spanish Conversation
SPAN 325               Survey of Spanish-American Literature
SPAN 425               Spanish-American Fiction
WOST203               Chicana Writers and Visual Artists

Students would also be able to select from Special Topics courses in any discipline with the permission of their advisor.


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